For many collectors, amassing a prized art collection is a labor of love. To find a suitable home with museum quality finishes and the space to display a large volume of work is paramount. High ceilings, expansive white walls and gallery walkways are all desirable features. Explore four impressive homes from around the globe that offer inspiration for showcasing a collection of art.
Hong Kong | sothebysrealty.com Property ID MYQS4L
Spacious and modern, this avant-garde garden house has extraordinary high ceilings and complimentary light toned interior décor that offers ample wall space and sight lines for displaying art. This tastefully designed home features luxurious marble finishes, modern glass elements and high-end accommodations. The spacious living and dining area is ideal for entertaining friends and the huge basement is perfect for family gathering.
Johannesburg, South Africa | sothebysrealty.com Property ID S38WPN
Sequestered on approximately 7,500 square meters of indigenous gardens and enjoying a privileged elevated position, this elegant home was designed for the utmost luxury, privacy and security. A creation of architect Johan Slee and landscaped by Tim Conradie, the home exudes intangible details. Double glass doors, which lead to the open plan east wing, reveal a magnificent art gallery walkway ideal for displaying an expansive collection art and sculpture.
Hidden Hills, California | sothebysrealty.com Property ID 8X3PFZ
Located on three acres in Hidden Hills, California, this French Country estate features an elegant art gallery walkway with groin vault ceilings perfectly suited for displaying fine art. This gorgeous estate also has many luxurious details including a stellar gourmet kitchen with three islands, home theater with upholstered walls and eight total fireplaces. The wonderfully private and lushly landscaped grounds include a pair of swimming pools, two spas and two BBQ centers.
Sandy Springs, Georgia | sothebysrealty.com Property ID P5WKBP
Known as the Griffith-Richard home, this spectacular estate is an architectural union of historic and modern. The unique home features a curving art gallery walkway that connects the guest house to the main residence and was custom built to display the owners’ extensive art, sculpture and collectibles collection. Featured on the Atlanta Botanical Garden tour, the property includes a pool, tennis court, gardener's house, chapel and lush gardens.